Pasta platter with Brussels sprouts and bacon


  • 2 L of water
  • 1 tablespoon of salt
  • 200 g of Elbow Pasta No.4 La Moderna®
  • 2 semi-thick slices of smoked pork bacon (60 g), diced
  • 3 cups of Brussels sprouts, halved and blanched
  • 3 tablespoons of fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon of paprika
  • A pinch of ground black pepper



  1. Heat the water with salt in a pot until it boils.
  2. Immediately add the Elbow Pasta No.4 La Moderna® and cook until al dente.
  3. Drain and set aside.
  4. Fry the bacon in a hot pan, add the Brussels sprouts and sauté for a couple of minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Add the cooked pasta, parsley, paprika, and black pepper.
  6. Mix thoroughly and serve on a platter.
  7. Enjoy!

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